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- Shen, Yike; Stedtfeld, Robert D.; Guo, Xueping; Bhalsod, Gemini D.; Jeon, Sangho; Tiedje, James M.; Li, Hui; Zhang, Wei
- Environment international 2019 v.131 pp. 105031
- Chitinophagaceae; Methylophilaceae; Sphingomonadaceae; agroecosystems; antibiotic resistance; antibiotic resistance genes; antibiotics; bacteria; bacterial communities; community structure; direct contact; drugs; food consumption; food crops; greenhouses; humans; interspersed repetitive sequences; lettuce; multiple drug resistance; overhead irrigation; polluted soils; quantitative polymerase chain reaction; ribosomal RNA; risk; roots; shoots; species diversity
- ... New classes of emerging contaminants such as pharmaceuticals, antibiotic resistant bacteria (ARB), and antibiotic resistance genes (ARGs) have received increasing attention due to rapid increases of their abundance in agroecosystems. As food consumption is a direct exposure pathway of pharmaceuticals, ARB, and ARGs to humans, it is important to understand changes of bacterial communities and ARG p ...
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